Wedged between Florence and Rome, rural Tuscany offers the quintessential Italian experience: sun-soaked hill towns, green and rolling screen-saver hills, romantically fortified farms, and cypress trees marching single file up lonely ridges. We go to.
The concept was born in 1947 in Ireland , when the first duty-free shop opened at Shannon Airport. Since the days of this small kiosk, the industry has obviously grown a great deal. According to Kilmartin, if global travel retail were a country, it.
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While Dublin beckons with reminders of its stirring modern history on nearly every street corner, the best place to commune with the ancient soul of Ireland is its lush countryside. Iron Age monuments pepper the landscape, and while most sights are.
Italy — with more culture, crowds and chaos per square kilometer than anywhere else in Europe — is most enjoyable when you're up-to-date on its sightseeing and infrastructure news. Here's the latest: As in other European cities, Florence is beefing.
But summer crowds aren't always bad. “For most of Europe north of the Alps, believe it or not, I want crowds,” Steves says. “Norway is boring when there's no crowds. Ireland shuts down when there's no crowds. Crowds enliven medieval banquets in Wales.
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Don't try to do everything on one trip . Be thankful that you can never exhaust Europe of what it has to offer. Assume you will return. 7. Fine-tune your itinerary. Study your guidebook and get advice from friends or fellow travelers. Be sure crucial.